Washington DC, – Puerto Rican teacher Vanya Quinones has been appointed as the new President of California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB).
When making the announcement, the California State University Board of Trustees highlighted the experience of the Puerto Rican teacher, who has been rector and executive vice president for academic affairs at Pace University in New York.
“Dr. Quinone has served in a variety of roles during her decades of service as a teacher, and in each of those roles she has consistently demonstrated her dedication to expanding diversity and improving student success.”, he said last week. Julia LopezThe chairman of the search committee for a member of the board of trustees and the person presiding over the institution.
Lopez said Quiñones has the knowledge, capability and vision to take the university to a high standard in education, including graduation and retention rates.
“I am honored by this opportunity and look forward to collaborating with CSUMB faculty, staff, administrators, students and all the brightest members of the CSUMB community as we work collectively to provide even greater access to a high quality education. work from and improve the achievement of our talented and diverse students “Maintained, for his part, Dr. Quinones.
The Puerto Rican teacher will begin her new duty on August 15.
Quiñones is a neurobiologist, biopsychologist and researcher. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles.
Prior to being chancellor of Pace University, Quinonez was professor of psychology and department chair and associate chancellor at Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY).
Puerto Rican quinoas earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in cell biology at the University of Puerto Rico. His doctorates in neurobiology and psychology are from Rutgers University.